Businesses in Bethesda, Maryland


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 23.5%
 Professional Services: 19%
 Shopping: 12.6%
 Home Services: 7%
 Financial Services: 6.5%
 Restaurants: 5.5%
 Industry: 5.4%
 Other: 20.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Social work20926.1 years4.33.2
Education other15325.1 years4.62.4
Finance other23530.8 years3.83.7
Loan companies41524.1 years4.16.5
General contractors24728.4 years4.03.8
Real estate71527.7 years4.211.1
All membership organizations15235.2 years4.42.4
Construction of buildings20628.2 years4.03.2
Other membership organizations16334.6 years4.22.5
Dentists33628.6 years4.55.2
Health and medical3,77726.6 years4.358.7
Physicians and surgeons1,31927.9 years4.420.5
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists25126 years4.63.9
Accountants22628.2 years4.23.5
Advertising and marketing20125.4 years4.43.1
Computer programming, web design20521.5 years4.33.2
Corporate management85622.8 years3.913.3
Lawyers legal61924.4 years4.79.6
Scientific and technical services53722.1 years4.28.3
Specialized design18224.1 years4.52.8
Clothing stores18830.7 years4.12.9
Electronics stores28724.4 years4.14.5
Area of Bethesda, Maryland13.2 sq mi
Male Population30,419 (47.3%)
Female Population33,920 (52.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +43.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +15.4%
Median Age43.1
Male Median Age41.8
Female Median Age44.2
Area Codes202240301
NeighborhoodsBethesda, Downtown Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Local TimeFriday 10:45 AM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Lat & Lng38.98067° / -77.10026°
Zip Codes2081020811208132081420816More

Bethesda, Maryland - Map

Bethesda, Maryland Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density3,386 / mi²3,879 / mi²4,223 / mi²4,872 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bethesda, Maryland Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 15.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Bethesda, Maryland+43.9%+25.6%+15.4%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bethesda, Maryland Median Age

Median Age: 43.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Bethesda, Maryland43.1 years44.2 years41.8 years
Maryland38.2 years39.6 years36.8 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bethesda, Maryland Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,8931,7333,626
85 Plus7621,3172,080
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bethesda, Maryland Population Density

Population Density: 4,872 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Bethesda, Maryland64,33913.2 sq mi4,872 / mi²
Maryland6.0 million12,406 sq mi482.5 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bethesda, Maryland Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1780 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Bethesda, Maryland
 Downtown Bethesda: 37.7%
 Woodmont Triangle: 34.9%
 Bethesda: 8.3%
 Other: 19.1%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Bethesda, Maryland
 Area Code 301: 85.1%
 Area Code 240: 8.6%
 Other: 6.3%

Business distribution by price for Bethesda, Maryland

 Moderate: 53.8%
 Inexpensive: 22.9%
 Expensive: 18.2%
 Very Expensive: 5.2%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Bethesda, Maryland CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Bethesda, Maryland1,436,488 t22.3 t108,785 t/mi²
Maryland98,007,598 t16.4 t7,900 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Bethesda, Maryland CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,436,488 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita22.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
1/17/1611:12 AM3.0373.3 km4,740 m3km NE of Ranson, West
7/16/102:04 AM3.641.1 km7,030 m1km NW of Germantown,

Bethesda, Maryland

Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just northwest of the United States capital of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took ..  ︎  Bethesda, Maryland Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Bethesda, Maryland
 Zip Code 20814: 57.5%
 Zip Code 20817: 26.6%
 Zip Code 20816: 8%
 Other: 7.9%

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